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over steroid use. is it enough to restore trust in america's favorite pastime? perspective this morning as i talk with bob costas of nbc sportses. i'm david gregory. all that ahead on "meet the press" this sunday morning, august 4th. >> and good sunday morning. the u.s. is on high alert at this hour. 22 u.s. embassies from north africa to bangladesh are closed now, and a worldwide travel alert is in effect for americans. andrea mitchell is nbc's chief foreign affairs correspondent. andrea, good to have you here. what is it about where this is coming from and the significance of it that has engendered such a big reaction? >> well, they have intercepted chatter and it's coming from and targeting yemen. they believe it's either emanating from yemen where al qaeda and the arabian peninsula is the strongest unit or fractional unit of al qaeda that still remains. it's also the most operational unit. they're concerned about this area, but now they're looking at other areas as well. if there is no attack today, because this is the holiest day of the month of ramadan, the holy period in the musl
. >> obama care is a disaster for america. >> the struggle is just to be heard above the din. >> if the dodgers told senator mcconnell that he had a kidney stone, he'd refuse to pass it. >> can you put this in perspective? >> the politics of the terror threat. >> chris christie is as hot as it gets. >> minority leader mitch mcconnell is setting the tone. >> the struggle is just to be heard above the din. >>> tonight, 20 u.s. embassies and consulates are closed and will remain closed for the rest of the week in an extraordinarily large-scale security precaution as we continue to learn more details about the terror threat that prompted it. sources told nbc news the closures came after the nsa intercepted an electronic communication between the man who succeeded osama bin laden as the head of al qaeda central and a former personal aide to bin laden and who is also the head of al qaeda's satellite group al qaeda in the arabian peninsula. nbc news reports tonight that a third significant al qaeda operative was also a party to communication discussing the attack. that third al qaed
cars in the world right here in the united states of america. our businesses have created 7.3 million new jobs over the past 41 months. we now sell more products made in america to the rest of the world than ever before, our exports are way up. we produce more renewable energy than ever before, more natural gas than anybody else, health care costs have been growing at the slowest rate in 50 years and our deficits are coming down at the fastest rate in 60 years. so we're making progress. so thanks to the efforts of a lot of people like you, we've cleared away the rubble of the financial crisis. we're starting to lay the foundation for more stable, more durable economic growth. but as any middle class family will tell you, we're not yet where we need to be. because even before the crisis hit, we had lived through a decade where a few at the top were doing better and better, but most families were working harder and harder just to get by. and reversing this trend should be, must be washington's highest priority. it's my highest priority. i want to make sure that in america, it doesn't ma
's a way to talk to middle america, the people who don't watch msnbc or fox for that matter. he's trying to reach that group of the public where he's dipping in approval rating and trying to use that leno with a broader audience. he talked about the economy a lot there. it's a way for him to seem more informal, to be the natural barack obama. that's the big focus. the white house talks a lot about getting him out of washington where it's not the beltway media. >> perry, that's so true. you bring up a good point, that many americans are sitting right now, you know, unsettled and unsure about this global terror threat that we're now faced with. president obama spoke to that last night on jay leno. let's take a listen. >> this global travel warning, this is for americans all around the world. are we telling people don't take that european vacation just yet? what are we saying? >> no, i think the general rule is just show some common sense and some caution. >> obviously, an abundance of caution is what we've been seeing. it's really hard to talk about this without bringing up benghazi. i wan
we mobilize grassroots america? >> yes, we can! >> and can we defund obama care? >> yes, we can! >> we've got to do something conservatives haven't done in a long time. we've got to stand up and win the argument. if you have an impasse, you want to know one side or the other has to blink. how do we win this fight? don't blink. >> don't blink. i mean, since when have the republicans not stood up to president obama? am i missing something here, governor? >> no, you're not missing anything. but ted cruz is dead wrong. he's making a political mistake. he's again catering to the wacko function of his party. today pat toomey a solid conservative, he said you're not going to shut down the government trying to repeal health care. it's a bad idea. same voices in the republican party have said that. yet ted cruz keeps preaching a voice of action which 52% of republican voters -- you saw that poll we discussed it last week -- 52% of republican voters don't want obama care repealed at this point. they want it changed. they want it modified. they want it to go forward. they don't want to go
the iraq war. pew research showing 64% of people around the world have a favorable view of america. 64%. so that's a 13-point rise among those same countries when they were last vared back in '07. still in muslim countries like pakistan, frustration over u.s. foreign policy appearing to have only deepened 11%. there's been a dip in approval under president obama. >> leigh, you think that's just obama's transition to presidency over bush? because that last poll was in 2007 and what else would it say? >> i think that has a lot to do with it. i think the world is looking to us for a number of reasons. you know, but i think that it's, you know, i think the timing has a lot to do with it. that was a long time ago. i think under president obama i think our global image has improved. >> joe, you can't forget how unpopular we were at the end of the bush presidency, right? >> no doubt about it. i mean, things were going poorly. of course, we're still having some problems in the middle east but across the rest of the world, across europe, those numbers are certainly up. you know, ed rendell, we've be
:57, the least productive employees in america left washington for five weeks holiday. nice work if you can get it. ♪ >> the stakes couldn't be higher. >> there's a gone campaigning side outside the oval office. >> if i had poll numbers as low as his. >> how about a grand bargain for middle class jobs. >> no jobs bill, no budget bill. the threat of shutting down government. >> the one threatening to shut down the government is the president. >> majority leader. >> sit down and shut up, okay? >> 40 meaningless votes to repeal obama care. >> finally defund obama care. >> you're delivering no meaningful information. >> you're going to go back to your districts and explain. >> it's an aimless congress falling into chaos. >> it's pathetic. >> we're just slightly ahead of genghis kahn apartment communist party in popularity. >> i'm not the least bit concerned about what some might wand to describe as perception. >> i've run my last campaign. i don't need to spin. >> i'm sure the august recess will have our members in a better mood when they come back. ♪ ♪ holiday road, oh >>> ah, yes, it is tha
got this guy, one of the most powerful modern day industrialists in america, he buys the newspaper in the company town that determines how his business is regulated, how it's taxed, how his sector is -- i mean if you have so much money to burn, and you said, just a few years ago, that print is dead in 20 years in an interview, why in the world, why not go ahead and throw some money out there and control the newspaper that is the newspaper in a company town that is all about regulating his business it interests. >> well, you know, that's true, joe. and it's also true that "the washington post" is an iconic, worldwide brand. >> look, he will not grouse on tv. he will not do it. >> he can't grouse this early. it's -- >> "the washington post" for what it is. >> is it too soon yet? >> can i say one word about don graham. don is, i think, has never gotten the credit he is due as a publisher and as a person. he has been a wonderful -- it's been a wonderful experience working for him. and i think those of us who will be, you know, shifting over with the new company will always consider him
from 50. >> not lifetime? >> second time, maybe. they'll always give you a second chance. america gives you second chances. >> baseball gives you a couple second chances. >> a-rod got his second chance. he lore got his second chance and he screwed it up again. we'll give you a second chance but if you blow the second chance that's the end of it. >> you can paint one centaur portrait of yourself. chris ruse sew from sirius xm's requested mat mad dog radio. >>> lawmakers on both sides of the aisle praise obama administration's decision to close embassies abroad. but how long might we remain on high eye lealert? we'll discuss it when richard engal and michael o'hanlon join us next on "now." i'm only in my 60's... i've got a nice long life ahead. big plans. so when i found out medicare doesn't pay all my medical expenses, i got a medicare supplement insurance plan. [ male announcer ] if you're eligible for medicare, you may know it only covers about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. call and find out about an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unit
once again holding paying the bills of the united states of america on debt ceiling, holding that hostage as well. i think these are suicidal strategies for the republicans. i think people want, even people who don't agree with obama care or with the president want to see congress do something for them. these kinds of processed things, shutting down the government and not paying the bills of the united states, these are things that i think are a turnoff to people across the board. >> and, you know, i think, joan and the congresswoman, aside from the politics of it, at some point, i think americans have the right, no, have the obligation to expect that our members of congress and the senate will be above politics when it comes to things like health care and do what is for the good of the country. we don't elect them to just be partisan players. we elect them to do what is best for the country. congresswoman joan schakowsky and joan walsh, thank you for your time tonight. >> thanks, rev. >> thank you, reverend al. >>> ahead, the man who vowed to make barack obama a one-term pre
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opened. until by nbc's latest count, 22 embassies and cons lates from north america, excuse me, north africa to the middle east to central asia, are planning to shut their doors on sunday, august 4th, and potentially keep them closed in the days following. today the uk joined the u.s. in announcing the closure of its embassy in yemen for at least two days. why is this happening? what is the threat? no one is willing to say even anonymously what the threat is. just that it comes from a credible source. but they do seem to be willing to say where it is likely to be coming from. as nbc's andrea mitchell reported tonight. >> the most likely place for an attack? the alert warned of attacks possibly occurring in or emanating from the aribbian peninsula. officials told nbc that means yemen whose leader met with president obama thursday and where there have been at least three covert u.s. drone strikes this past week alone. >> that was nbc's andrea mitchell latest reporting tonight on what may have precipitated the closing of all those embassies. joining us now is evan coleman, nbc news terro
directors in america. maybe give t.j. to somebody else. have a great weekend. stick around. you never know what this next guy is going to say. he is crazy. stick around for "the daily rundown" with chuck todd. thanks for watching us. >>> departure lines ahead of a working vacation, amid a growing pile of international issues and domestic drama over health care and the budget. president obama gets set to talk to the press later today. we'll look at the big picture. with the cabinet secretary, u.n. ambassador and just foreign policy veteran bill richardson. just four days remain till new jersey democrats decide whether corey booker does head to the united states senate or not. >>> and then a deep dive into the sky with air force one. we're going behind the scenes to the famous presidential plane. and finding out why the first plane to get that call sign is rusting away in an arizona desert. >> good morning from des moines, iowa. i'm luke casey, host of "good night iowa." it's friday, august 9th, 2013, the first day of the iowa state fair and the unofficial kickoff of the 2016 iowa caucuses.
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, no, it's clear, president obama was born in the united states and he is not an america hater. >> not a communist despot. >> this might be opinion. but when somebody says something that outrageous, it is not enough to simply go on to the merits of their assertion. and i'm a big believer in congressional oversight. let's go for it. but you need to call them out, just like you call out racism or sexism or antisemitism or anything else. and i think it is very disappointing she didn't do that. it is very disappointing she didn't do that on sober reflection. >> and we should point out, that was first posted i think by mother jones. chris cillizza? >> andrea, i'm with ruth in that i think what you have to say is, look. i don't agree with president obama's views. if you're martha roby, i don't agree with president obama's views on virtually every issue. we are doing what we can -- fair part of her answer is okay, we're doing what we can on oversight. but i think what you do have to say is, look, it does us no good to go down these false premises. president obama has a different visio
is a disaster for america. as long as i'm in the senate, kentucky will have a voice instead of san francisco and martha's vineyard. rand paul and i take kentucky's fight to the liberals every single day. >> but his challengers pull no punches, hitting him from the left and the right. alison lundergan grimes tied mcconnell to the washington gridlock. >> if senator mcconnell had his way, his version of kentucky health care for all seniors, grandmother, would be to walk it off. let's just tell it like it is. if the doctors told senator mcconnell that he had a kidney stone, he'd refuse to pass it. >> as somebody would just had a kidney stone, that one sort of hit close to home. republican challenger matt denim who attracted support from some in the tea party, attacked him on the economy. >> i don't intend to run to the right of mitch mcconnell. i don't intend to run to the left of mitch mcconnell. i intend to run straight over the top of mitch mcconnell and right into the u.s. senate and with your help we're going to do that. >> mcconnell's folks were hoping neither grimes nor bevan would look r
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, i think what people care about in pakistan is america is blowing people up from the sky. they're not showing their faces. they see this cowardly and it alienates the population. understand there's a real debate to be had about the blowback of drone strikes. but our rhetoric has nothing to do with it. >> you know, jonathan, elections are imprecise. you choose one party or the other, one general approach or the other. the general approach of the bush administration george w was a freedom agenda. certainly the idea of the road to jerusalem is through baghdad. all this sort of neo con theorizing that if we go over there and go into iraq, somehow the front lines in the middle east will be loosen up, there will be some democratizing and it will somehow lead to a peace treat things will be better in the middle east. that means war generally. it means war. twice into iraq, once in afghanistan. obama came in saying i'm sort of a '60s guy. i don't really think big war is the answer to all big problems. i think a more surgical approach, let's get the bad guys and narrow it to that. let's
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task force at the new america foundation and former senior policy adviser commissioner of the palestinian refugee agency, jeremy, president and founder of political home for pro israel pro peace americans. an msnbc contributor and foreign policy analyst for newsweek and managing director of the washington institute and former senior director for middle east affairs at the national security council. thank you all for joining me. i want to start with you. how important is it this happens now under this secretary of state and this president? >> the urgency is real. if they don't achieve peace now, the spiraling is real. palestinian authority likely could collapse. israelis would have to go back in and assume full civil and military control of the west bank, violence would erupt. in the context of the region you described, violence there sets off sparks around the whole region, so this an incredibly important moment and incredibly high stakes decision by the administration to go for it at this moment. >> it's not entirely unheard of for a second term american president to p
. surely a transformation of america might include some issues that would come before the supreme court. let's bring in our guests. thanks to you boning for being here. i want to start with you and start with legislation. let's look at cannon 2-b that the federal judges other than the supreme court has to follow. it reads if part a judge should not allow family, social, political or other relationships to ip flewens judicial conduct or judgment. a judge should neither lend the prestige of the judicial office to advance the private interests on the judge or other nor convey a or permit others to convey the impression that they are in a special position to influence the judge. seems likes other justices would have a problem following that. >> yes and as you said, and this is remarkable, every judge in the federal district court of appeals level has to abide by a code of conduct. but these nine justices have said they don need to abide by a code. justice roberts said justices will consult the code but they haven't yet agreed to be bound by the code. and last week, four senators and one hou
the blogs, social media -- >> it's the middle america that doesn't care. if you don't have the swing voter that cares -- >> the swing voter's not the most vocal person out there the. >> they need to show up. >> when they hear from the constituency -- >> they're only hearing from the base, right, the middle, the sort of rational middle, the angry middle, they're not going to town hall meetings. >> look, gerrymandering, think about it, right, we go back to it every time we talk about it. there's no incentive for house republicans and democrats to compromise. >> but you're talking about the vise that boehner's in. look at mcconnell. he's taking the opinion, it seems, he used to rule with an iron fist. he basically is going it's every man for himself. i feel like he's basically saying, i got to deal with my problems and i know it makes me probably a less affective leader so he's backing off. he's letting -- what's interesting to in, he's letting some republicans -- yeah, you want that, go for it. >> mitch mcconnell, he's going to that fair this weekend, and he has a millionaire right winger go
embassies in europe or south america or canada or that kind of thing. so that's his impression of it. but, you know, obviously the -- it's really two things. it's the credibility of the source. now, you never know whether the source, of course, is accurately passing along information. that's trick one. the second thing here is there does seem to be, and congressman royce echoed this, a change in how the state department thinks about these things because of the attack on the embassy in bengha benghazi. >> pete, you brought up yemen. there have been drone strikes. we're going to talk about that with evan coleman. he believes that may play a role in what we're seeing as well. thank you, pete. as i mentioned, evan coleman is here with us. the first thing you said to us was, listen, there have been underreporting about these drone strikes happening in yemen or that have happened in yemen. that's caught your attention with the timing here as well. >> yeah, there's been a flurry of these strikes. reportedly, one of the targets of these strikes was a guy who is the master bomb maker involved with
congratulations on this achievement. "first class: the legacy of dunbar, america's first black public high school." thank you, allison. see you soon, i hope. >> thank you for your interest. i really appreciate it. >> you bet. and which political story will be making headlines in the next 24 hours? i think it's all about a-rod. that's next on andrea mitchell reports. streets. [ whispering ] shhh. it's only a dream. and we have home insurance. but if we made a claim, our rate would go up... [ whispering ] shhh. you did it right. you have allstate claim rate guard so your rates won't go up just because of a claim. [ whispering ] are we still in a dream? no, you're in an allstate commercial. so get allstate home insurance with claim rate guard... [ whispering ] goodnight. there are so many people in our bedroom. [ dennis ] talk to an allstate agent... [ doorbell rings ] ...and let the good life in. [ dennis ] talk to an allstate agent... [announcer] there's no hiding the beneful baked delights.from new heartfuls are made with real bacon... ...and oven-baked to crisp perfection. new heartfuls from ben
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country, i love getting the usa today or both. i love reading:00 america from europe. and every day you see me here at this desk. i've spent a good part of the morning loving the "new york times" and the "washington post" and politico, the political trade paper. and sometimes "the wall street journal" as well. i love the feel of the broad sheet, the excitement of a tab, the turning of the pages, the checking of the sports section, and the scores. the celebrity news, just enough that is, and the opinions on the op-ed page. i want to know what people like me and also not like me are thinking. newspapers are great for one great reason. they throw it at you. you don't go looking for a piece on pakistan, but there it is, staring at you when you go to what you are looking for. newspapers not only tell you what is new and what you know about, but also what is new on what you should know about. they alert you, tickle you, taunt you, until you have caught up and know what the story is. the sale of "the washington post" is a tricky matter for the single region that it is an original source of kno
america, that was influencing congress and the american people. obviously he was talking about israel but he never mentioned them by name. which is quite different from what we've heard before. ahmadinejad referred to israel as the cancerous tumor that has to be removed. he avoided this kind of language. >> i saw you were questioning the new president yesterday. as always, thank you, sir. >>> turns up the heat on corey booker but is it too little too late? we'll check in on the new jersey senate hopeful with just days to go. first, time for a little white house soup of the day. tom yum goong. east asian soup. we'll be right back. [ whispering ] uh! i had a nightmare! the house caught fire and we were out on the streets. [ whispering ] shhh. it's only a dream. and we have home insurance. but if we made a claim, our rate would go up... [ whispering ] shhh. you did it right. you have allstate claim rate guard so your rates won't go up just because of a claim. [ whispering ] are we still in a dream? no, you're in an allstate commercial. so get allstate home insurance with claim rate guard
about the campaign. called "collision 2012, obama versus romney and the future of elections in america." the pendulum is swinging in the republican party now. will they try another establishment type like romney or dole or mccain or christie or jeb bush, or will the party go for one of its tea party heroes like rand paul? here with me now is the author of the great book "collision 2016." dan, let's talk about what you call the subterranean campaign of 2012 and what it offers us in the future. >> we think of the campaign as the campaign we all cover all the time. everything we talk about, every utterance, every gaffe, every debate, every movement. and that's part of politics and in many ways the interesting and enjoyable part of politics, but it's not necessarily the decisive part of politics. there are important and underlying powerful forces that affect every campaign. in 2012, one was the economy. would it be just good enough to allow president obama to win re-election or bad enough to deny re-election. another was voter anger. which direction would it go? a third was the deep red/bl
drastically reduced drizzle in america, but there is still discrimination. it doesn't make bad laws. don't worry about your washington politics. solve problems. >> solve problems. that's the key. >> absolutely. and, you know, what he didn't say, but is the other kind of underlying thing there is of course the voting rights act was so successful in solving its problem that the supreme court used its very success against it saying well, we now no longer need the preclearance on the voting rights act because it's been so successful. i mean, the president by invoking social security, by invoking the civil rights act is telling us how historic and important immigration reform can be. no bill is perfect. and when they have been perfect, when they have been really good, this supreme court has actually used that against us. >> and politically, i don't think it's going to help the republicans. my mother used to say don't cut off your nose to spite your face. melissa harris-perry, thank you for your time tonight. and be sure to catch melissa harris-perry on saturdays and sundays at 10:00 a.m. east
for america, we've got you in the left and right seats in case there's confusion. just right off the bat, i want to get a sense of what you're hearing from representatives and senators. what's the message coming back that's the primary focus in september. >> what we're focused on americans united, you might be surprised we're focused on holding republicans accountable, progressive issues advocacy group. we're asking republicans why are you opposed to these things that the president are proposed that are vastly popular. we're finding they are running into some problems from both sides, immigration town halls, for example, hearing from proponents and opponents. republicans are really more in the firing line this august than democrats are. >> give me a sense of what's driving the conversation in these districts. >> we're trying to look at all of congress and all americans of there's frustrations about americans nervous about obama care. senator baucus saying this is a train wreck, premiums going up, employers dropping people from health care roles. there's a lot of anxiety, ranging from anxiet
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